Gigi Rollini

Gigi Rollini

Gigi Rollini

Direct Phone: (850) 553-3454
Email Address: grollini@lawfla.com

AVPRR-150

AV® Preeminent™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Education

    • Florida State University, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2003
    • Florida State University Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, M.P.A., 2003
    • Florida State University, B.A., 1997

    Practice Areas

    • Florida Appellate Law
    • Florida Administrative Litigation, Litigation Support & Dispute Resolution
    • All aspects of Florida Administrative Law, including regulatory and licensing matters, health, insurance, government contracts and procurement, regulatory compliance, state and local taxation, election and non-profit compliance, telecommunications and energy law.
    • Civil Litigation, Trial Support & Dispute Resolution
    • Election & Constitutional Law


  • Admitted

    • The Florida Bar, 2003
    • All State Courts in Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • United States Supreme Court

    Public Service

    • Senior Law Clerk, Chief Judge Robert T. Benton, II, Florida First District Court of Appeal, 2003-2007
    • Legislative Aide, Florida House of Representatives, Districts 88/89, 1998-1999

    Recognitions

    • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV® Preeminent™ in Appellate Law, Administrative Law, and Litigation
    • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2016
    • Florida Super Lawyer, Administrative & Appellate Law, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
    • Florida Legal Elite, Appellate & Government/Administrative Law, Florida Trend magazine, 2016, 2015
    • Top Rated Lawyer, ALM/Daily Business Review, 2016, 2015, 2014
    • 2015 “Woman of Distinction” in Law, Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, 2015
    • Florida “Extraordinary Woman,” Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2015
    • Top Lawyers of Florida, The Miami Herald, 2015
    • Florida’s Top 40 Litigators Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014, 2013
    • Tallahassee’s 25 Women You Need to Know, Tallahassee Democrat, 2014
    • Florida Rising Star, Appellate & Administrative Law, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2012, 2011, 2010
    • Leader in the Law Award, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2012 Class
    • Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer in Florida, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, 2010
    • Florida Legal Elite Up & Comer, Florida Trend magazine, 2011, 2010
    • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Mattie Belle Davis Society
    • Order of the Coif
    • Book Award (for highest grade) in State Constitutional Law, Florida Administrative Practice, and Legal Writing & Research

    Publications, Writing & Research

    • Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar, Administrative Law Section Newsletter, “Appellate Case Notes,” Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1, September 2016, No. 2, December 2016
    • Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar, Administrative Law Section Newsletter, “Appellate Case Notes,” Vol. XXXVII, No. 1, September 2015, No. 2, January 2016, No. 3, March 2016, and No. 4, June 2016
    • Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar, Administrative Law Section Newsletter, “Appellate Case Notes,” Vol. XXXVI, No. 1, September 2014, No. 2, December 2014, No. 3, March 2015, and No. 4, June 2015
    • Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar, Administrative Law Section Newsletter, “Appellate Case Notes,” Vol. XXXV, No. 3, March 2014, and No. 4, June 2014
    • Florida State University Law Review, Senior Articles Editor, Meritorious Service Award, Best Student Law Review Article Award
    • Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education: A Hollow Victory for Student Victims of Peer Sexual Harassment, 30 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 987 (Summer 2003)
    • Public Employee Roundtable National Scholarship in Public Administration

    Speaking Engagements

    • Florida Appellate Update, Legal Advocacy Forum, Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, January 25, 2017, April 20, 2016, February 12, 2015, September 24, 2014
    • Girl Scout Women of Distinction Gala, Honorary Chair, Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, November 2016
    • Florida Administrative Appeals & Stays, The Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section, Florida Bar Annex, Tallahassee, July 15, 2014
    • Florida Appellate Update, Legal Advocacy Forum, Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, June 4, 2014
    • How to Advocate within the Law: Election & Campaign Finance Considerations for Nonprofits, United Partners for Human Services 15th Annual Conference for Excellence in Nonprofit Management and Leadership, TCC Center for Workforce Development, May 14, 2014
    • The Art & Science of Florida Appellate Advocacy: Introduction to Florida Appeals for Insurance Claims Adjusters, Tallahassee, Florida, March 26, 2014
    • The Florida Bar Appellate Court Rules Committee & Florida’s Rulemaking Process: How a Rule Becomes Law & Changes in the Pipeline, First District Appellate American Inn of Court, January 9, 2014
    • Introduction of Florida Bar President Gwynne Young: A Commitment to Diversity Tallahassee Women Lawyers “Get Involved!” Diversity Program, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal, January 4, 2013
    • The Dilemma of Emergency Orders: Mock Oral Argument, Florida Bar’s Pat Dore Administrative Law Conference, November 8, 2012
    • Top 12 Distinctions Between the Florida and Federal Appellate Rules, First District Appellate American Inn of Court, October 4, 2012
    • An Affair to Remember: Emerging Issues for Appellate Practitioners in Family Law Litigation, First District Appellate American Inn of Court, March 1, 2012
    • Celebrating 60 Years of Florida’s Women Lawyers, Tallahassee Women Lawyers Installation Ceremony, July 20, 2011
    • Women in the Profession: Strength in Leadership, FAWL’s 60th Anniversary Gala, Florida Bar Annual Meeting, June 23, 2011
    • Presentation of the Gavel, Investiture Ceremony of Second Judicial Circuit Judge Josefina Tamayo, November 19, 2010
    • Impacting the Perception of Women Lawyers, Florida Association for Women Lawyers Installation Ceremony, June 24, 2010
    • A Tribute to Justice Rosemary Barkett, Tallahassee Women Lawyers Thirtieth Anniversary Banquet, June 9, 2010
    • Presentation of the Gavel, Investiture Ceremony of Second Judicial Circuit Judge Jackie L. Fulford, September 25, 2009
    • FAWL Rosemary Barkett Award Presentation, The Florida Bar Annual Meeting Joint Awards Luncheon, June 26, 2009
    • Continued Relevance of Bar Associations, Practicing with Professionalism, The Florida Bar, Summer 2008 & 2009
    • The Incivility Zone: Avoiding Ethical Traps in Florida Civil Litigation, William H. Stafford American Inn of Court, March 20, 2008
    • How to Market Yourself, Florida State University College of Law, November 15, 2007

  • Professional Associations

    • The Florida Bar, Administrative Law Section, Appellate Practice & Advocacy Section, 2003-2017
    • The Florida Bar, Administrative Law Section, Executive Council Member, 2016-2017
    • The Florida Bar, Appellate Court Rules Committee, Administrative Law Practice Subcommittee, Chair, 2014-2015, Civil Practice Subcommittee, Vice-Chair, 2015-2017
    • The Florida Bar, Appellate Court Rules Committee, 2012-2018, Second Term
    • National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL), Florida’s Delegate, Amicus Committee, 2012-2017, Path To Partnership (P2P) Committee, 2015-2017, Membership Committee, 2016-2017
    • Tallahassee Professional Women’s Exchange Network, Founder & Chair, 2009-2017
    • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), President, 2010-2011
    • Tallahassee Women Lawyers (TWL), President, 2009-2010
    • First District Appellate American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2012-2015, Alumni, 2015-2017
    • Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice’s Pro Bono Awards Advisory Committee, 2010-2011
    • Adjunct Professor at Florida State University College of Law, 2008-2010
    • William H. Stafford Inn of Court, 2007-2009

    Community Activities

    • America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend, Board of Directors, President, 2015-2017
    • Club 25, Tallahassee Democrat’s “25 Women You Need to Know,” Board of Directors, 2014 Class Representative, 2014-2017, Nominating Committee Chair, 2017, Member, 2016, 2017
    • Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle, Women of Distinction Gala, Honorary Chair, 2016
    • Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle, Lifetime Member
    • Legal Services of North Florida, Jazz for Justice Patron